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    Delaware represents an important place in the climactic series of cases that made up Brown v. Board of Education. In a landmark decision on the case, the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. Delaware’s Black communities endured the same inequitable educational conditions of “separate but equal” as Southern states. Gebhart v. Belton took place in Wilmington and became one of the five lawsuits that culminated in the ruling on Brown v. Board of Education.



    The U.S. Civil Rights Trail is a collection of churches, courthouses, schools, museums and other landmarks in the Southern states and beyond that played a pivotal role in advancing social justice in the 1950s and 1960s, shifting the course of history. We started this podcast to continue our mission of motivation people to learn more, see more and feel more. Through this podcast we will tell deeper stories of the Civil Rights Movement from people who were there and made a difference.


    • Season 1 – Alabama

    • Season 2 – Mississippi

    • Season 3 – South Carolina

    • Season 4 – Louisiana

    • Season 5 – Tennessee

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